Durban Living Legend – Themba Robert ‘Tizzah’ Thwala
Local soccer hero Themba Thwala was born in 1949 in Germiston, but grew up in Lamontville, Durban. Before he moved to Durban, he played for Kaizer Eleven which was the first squad that led to the formation of Kaizer Chiefs. At school Thwala was the captain of the Lamontville School team. He later played for Golden Arrows for more than five years. He joined AmaZulu as a player, and later became a player-coach for the club. Currently, Thwala gives lectures and is actively involved in talent development of young soccer players under the Soccer Legends Programme sponsored by the Office of the Premier.